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Red Star Line in Antwerp

The Red Star Line was active on 'het Eilandje' in Antwerp’s harbour for more than half a century. All that activity left traces in the city, especially on 'het Eilandje'.

The Red Star Line Museum could use your help

The Red Star Line Museum came about thanks to the input of many people and agencies. For its operation, the museum depends on the financial contribution of different partners. You can make a contribution too.

Our sponsors

For the founding of the museum, the city of Antwerp could count on the support of many sponsors and partners.

I, gypsy. The voyages of Jan Yoors.

25.09.2015 - 10.04.2016

A photo exhibition with a selection of photos and films of the versatile Antwerp-New York artist Jan Yoors. Koen Broos selected photos of Yoor’s travels with the Roma gypsies in the 1930s, of ethnic communities in New York in the 1950s and photos of his trips back to Belgium to (re)visit the gypsies.

Your Red Star Line object in the museum

The Red Star Line Museum’s collection is supplemented and enriched with many gifts and items on loan.

A journey for life

Interactive tour, based on migration stories from the past and present. For secondary school pupils. Supplementary teaching materials available for technical and vocational secondary education (TSO and BSO).

International recognition for the Red Star Line Museum

European Museum of the Year 2015

Antwerp’s Red Star Line Museum has received one of the five Special Commendations from the European Museum of the Year 2015 in the Riverside Museum in Glasgow

Eugeen Van Mieghem

Eugeen Van Mieghem is an Antwerp realist artist. He grows up in his parents’ café, right across the entrance of the Red Star Line sheds in the Montevideostraat.

Via Antwerp

An interactive guided tour based on emigrant stories, suitable for adults and youths aged 16 and older.

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